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Houlton Wins ConCom Gold

Houlton received the highest ConCom accreditation, the Gold Certificate of Merit in recognition of outstanding achievement in their last ConCom audit, achieving a score of 96%.
ConCom was launched in 2000 by a group of likeminded Client companies who wanted to improve Contractors competency for those working on Humber Bank Client sites. Current members include Air Products, Arkema, Bluestar Fibres, BOC Industrial Gases, BP Chemicals, Centrica Energy, Centrica Storage, Cristal, Gassco, Greenergy, Knauf, Lenzing, Nippon Gohsei, Novartis, Phillips66, Synthomer, Total and Vivergo Fuels. Contractors are required to provide extensive information on their Quality, Environmental and Safety Management procedures for assessment by ConCom prior to accreditation.

Building Excellence Award 2013

Our project at Withernsea School to create the Holderness Vocational Centre was the winner of the 'Best Education Building' at the recent Local Area Building Control North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards 2013. It received the award for recognition of our high standards of construction and workmanship on the project.
Building Excellence Awards are all about the essence of good buildings. The finalists are not judged on architectural beauty, but on the "Excellence" shown from a construction and technical building control point of view. The awards showcase buildings and design teams that have had to tussle with technical issues, difficult sites, innovative and creative solutions.

The Junction Goole wins Gold Award for Architecture

The £2.4million project to create The Junction, a new arts and civic centre in Goole upon completion received a prestigious Gold RIBA White Rose Award for Architecture for the designers architect Henley Halebrown Rorrison. In Goole we reused the foundations and steel portal of a redundant 1980s market building to create a new £2.45 million civic centre. The project includes a council chamber, auditorium, workshop and café, while retaining covered space for market traders along the street. The design seeks to forge links between the arts and commerce, tapping into the town’s everyday life to become an integral part of its culture and identity.

Charterhouse Bell Tower Good Mark Award

The Houlton team working to restore the Charterhouse bell tower in Hull to its former glory picked up a Hull Civic Society Good Mark Award.The £60,000 project to replace the bell tower was praised for ‘maintaining the high level of craftsmanship skills necessary for the reconstruction of the cupola’.

Prestigious Craftmanship Awards On The Right Track

Houlton Joiners Chris Clark and David Mears were recognised at The York Guild of Building Craftmanship Awards for their outstanding ability demonstrated on the successful completion of the reinstallation of the roof of the Grade II listed Pickering Railway Station. Steve Bielby, Honorary Clerk of the York Guild of Building, said: “Once a year awards are presented for outstanding craftsmanship on construction projects in and around the Greater York area. This year’s team award for Craftsmanship went to Houlton for its work in creating a new over-all roof for NYMR at Pickering Station.”

The Houlton team responsible for replacing the roof of Pickering Railway Station were also thrilled to receive the Best Commercial Building / Scheme Under £1m at the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards 2011.